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08/28/1863-The side-wheeler Michigan suffers storm damage when blown completely over Sawtooh Reef off Eagle River

08/28/1863-The side-wheeler Sunbeam seams open in a gale and sinks killing 25-35 off Eagle Harbor

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08/31/1912-The post office at Delaware Mine was discontinued again and the mail sent to Phoenix

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09/01/1908-Ownership of The Houghton County Street Railway Company is conveyed to The Houghton County Traction Co.

09/01/1865-A post office is established at Phoenix

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09/02/1902-The wooden steamer Iosco and her schooner barge tow Olive Jeanette were both lost in a fierce gale off of the Huron Islands killing all 26 crew.

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09/03/1884-The schooner J. Bigler sprung a leak and sank off the Huron Islands, 10 miles from land; all lives were saved

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09/05/1844-Robert A. Forsyth of Detroit ,MI applied for permit 361.5 for 3 miles square near Keweenaw Point,T57N , R32W for the Forsyth Company

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09/06/1845-David Henshaw of Boston ,MA received Lease 9 for 3 miles square near Point Keweenaw , T58N , R42W for the Copper Falls Company

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09/08/1860-The side-wheeler Gazelle hits the rocks while entering Eagle Harbor and wrecks

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09/10/1860-A post office was established at Copper Falls

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09/11/1901-The wooden steamer City of Rome was intententionally beached in Bete Grise Bay after springing a leak in a storm near Keweenaw Point.

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09/12/1912-The freighter Spokane crashed on Gull Rock and was declared a total loss.

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09/13/1866-The propeller Concord runs on the reef off Manitou Island in a storm but is recovered

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09/14/1893-The schooner James Mowatt, with a cargo of lumber, ran aground 10 mile north of the Upper Entry but was recovered.

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09/15/1906-The post office at Centralmine was discontinued, the mail sent to Phoenix.

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09/16/1901-The steel package freighter Hudson, was destroyed in a gale off of Eagle River, killing the 24 man crew.

09/16/1845-Robert A. Forsyth of Detroit ,MI received Lease 49 for 3 miles square near Keweenaw Point , T57N , R43W for the Forsyth Company

09/16/1845-Grant Decker of Detroit ,MI received Lease 376 for 1 square mile near Keweenaw Bay , T56N , R34W for the Mining Association of Lake Superior

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09/17/1864-The Portage Lake Mining Gazette reported that the side-wheeler Illinois had run aground near Eagle River earlier but was later freed.

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09/18/1897-The schooner-barge Henry A. Kent was in the tow of the wooden steamer J.C. Gilchrist when the Kent sprung a leak and sank off Stannard Rock.

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09/19/1844-William Burt discovers iron ore near Marquette.

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09/21/1844-The brig John Jacob Astor runs aground in Copper Harbor while bringing supplies to Fort Wilkins

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09/22/1894-The wooden steamer James Picklands was blinded by smoke from a forest fire, ran aground on Saw Tooth Reef, and 3 days later destroyed in a gale.

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Cider Making at Central

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09/24/1901-The schooner barge Paisley received some damage in the Portage Lake Ship Canal when its cargo of steel rails damaged its hull.

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09/26/1851-The sinking side-wheeler Monticello wrecks off Eagle River but all passengers survive.

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09/27/1862-The Portage Lake Mining Gazette reported that the schooner Sunberry was dismasted off Keweenaw Point earlier but was later rescued.

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09/28/1895-The propeller City of Paris was driven ashore in Copper Harbor while seeking shelter but was later recovered.

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